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WILKIN o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-09-19 published
Annie Dympna WILKIN
In loving memory of Annie Dympna WILKIN (née TRUDEAU) who passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, age 60.
Cherished wife of Bert WILKIN of Elliot Lake. Beloved mother of Marie and Ed GALBRAITH of Thamesville, Debbie MENARD and Alex PERRAULT of Val Caron, Tim WILKIN of Sudbury, Wayne WILKIN of Sudbury. Loving grandmother of Rachelle, Roxanne, Jennifer and William. Dear daughter of Susan Trudeau of Wikwemikong. Predeceased by father John TRUDEAU. Will be missed by brothers and sisters: James (predeceased) Joseph (predeceased) Donald, Mina (predeceased) Maxi, Maxie, Glen, Wilfred (predeceased). Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and Friends. Funeral service was held Friday, September 14, 2001 at St. Bernard's Church, Little Current, Ontario with Father Bert Foliot officiating. Burial St. Bernard's Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Island Funeral Home, Little Current.

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WILKIN o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-09-19 published
John (Jack) SMITH BROWN
In loving memory of John (Jack) SMITH BROWN of Ayr, Ontario who passed away August 27, 2001.
Dearly loved husband of Lois Marie WILKIN. Loved father of Sharon (husband Steve), Bonnie (husband Dave), Wendy (husband Dale), Greg (wife Mary-Jane), Larry (wife Karen) and Chris (wife Jennifer). Loved grandfather of Michael, Traci, Jennifer, Angela, Mark, Jonathon, Dana, Elizabeth, Ryan, Fiona, Chris, Tyler, Trent, Jordan, Julia, Daniel, Curtis, and Matthew.
John was the son of Robert (predeceased 1951) and Elizabeth (predeceased Dear brother of Mary, Elspeth and her husband Art, Robert and his wife Peggy, Harvey (predeceased 1985) and his wife Dorothy, Margaret and her husband Ab and Cathy and her husband Norm. Dear Son-in-law of William (predeceased 1979) and Ruby WILKIN. Dear Brother-in-law of Bert and his wife Anne and Glenda and her husband John.

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WILLIAMS o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-02-14 published
OSAWAMICK Florence
In loving memory of Florence OSAWAMICK, August 1, 1926-February 11, 2001.
Florence OSAWAMICK, a resident of Wikwemikong, passed away at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, on Sunday, February 11, 2001 at the age of 74 years. Florence was born in Wikwemikong, daughter of the late John S. and Nancy {SHIGWADJA} NAGANIGWANE. She worked as a cook at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home and was a member of Anishnaabemowin Teg. Florence enjoyed knitting, crafts, gardening and attending Pow Wows and cooking for her family.
Beloved wife of John OSAWAMICK of Wikwemikong. Loving mother of Barbara (Tom), Martina (Len), Stan, Gert (Max), Bev (Louis), Ann Marie (Patrick), Lilly (Paul), Joseph (Clara), Darlene (Randy), Elizabeth (Gerard). Predeceased by two children Jean and Johnny. Proud and loving grandmother of 45 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Dear sister of James (predeceased) wife Celina, Lavina (predeceased) husband John LEWIS, Eva CYWINK (husband Nick predeceased,) Jerome (predeceased) wife Theola, Agnes WEBKAMIGAD husband Henry, Shirley WILLIAMS, Isadore wife Verna and Rosella KINOSHAMEG husband James all of Wikwemikong. Also survived by her uncle Hector SHIGWADJA and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at St. Anthony Daniel Church, Kaboni after 12 pm on Monday February 12, 2001. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 from Holy Cross Church at 11 am. with Father Bert FOLIOT as celebrant. Interment in Wikwemikong Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-03-07 published
Lillian Roberta {OSWAMICK} BOURGEOIS
In loving memory of Lillian Roberta OSWAMICK BOURGEOIS, March 4 1961-March Lilly {OSWAMICK} BOURGEOIS, 3rd Degree Midewiwin kwe of the Bear Clan, passed away at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, on Thursday March 1, 2001 at the age of 39 years. Lilly was born in Little Current, daughter of John OSWAMICK and the late Florence {NAGANIGWANE} OSWAMICK. Lilly was a teacher of the Ojibwe language in Peterborough for the past two years. She also enjoyed teaching traditional customs such as jingle dress dancing, drum making and strived for the wellness of all who knew her through health and fitness workshops. Lilly was the Chief Jingle Dress Dancer of the Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge.
Beloved wife of Paul BOURGEOIS of Peterborough. Dear mother of James (Giizhigaatemonidoinini), Alexander (Wassaygezik) and Marion (Pizhiiskwe). Loving sister of Barbara (Tom), Martina (Len), Stan, Gert (Max), Bev (Louis), Pat, Ann-Marie (Patrick), Joseph (Clara), Darlene (Randy), Elizabeth (Gerard), Predeceased by a sister Jean and a brother Johnny. Dear niece of James (predeceased) wife Celina, Lavina (predeceased) husband John LEWIS, Eva CYWINK (husband Nick predeceased,) Jerome (predeceased) wife Theola, Agnes WEBKAMIGAD husband Henry, Shirley WILLIAMS, Isadore wife Verna and Rosella KINOSHAMEG husband James all of Wikwemikong, Christine OSAWAMICK and great uncle Hector SHIGWADJA. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends were received at Wasse Abin High School, Wikwemikong after 10 pm. on Saturday March 3, 2001. Funeral Service was held on Monday March 5 2001 at Wasse Abin High School at 10 am with Lee Staples officiating. Interment in Wikwemikongsing Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-03-14 published
Donald William LANKTREE
In loving memory of Donald William LANKTREE, July 27 1906 - March 11 2001. Donald LANKTREE, a resident of the Manitoulin Lodge, and formerly of Spring Bay, died at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, on Sunday, March 11, 2001, at the age of 94 years. He was born at the homestead farm in Britainville, son of the late William and Jane {LOUGHEED} LANKTREE. Donald had farmed for many years, retiring from farming in 1967. He was always very active and had also worked at Hydro, Department of Highways, sawmills and at Stanley Park. He was a member of the Orange Lodge and had been a school trustee for many years. He enjoyed horses and horse racing, playing baseball, and as a southpaw pitcher, played until he was almost 50 years of age. Donald enjoyed people, had a great sense of humour and took great interest in others, while shunning the spotlight for himself. He will be sadly missed by his family and Friends, but many happy memories will be cherished.
Dearly loved husband of Jean {BOWSER} LANKTREE. Loving and loved father and father in law of Morris LANKTREE of Gore Bay, Eunice and Ben WILSON and Lois and Jim McCORMICK of Spring Bay, Marie and Mike LOVE of Mindemoya, Bill and Sherran LANKTREE of Gore Bay. June and Lorne HAMM of Havelock and Jean Anne and Shelley THIBAULT of Gore Bay. Proud grandfather of 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter Aileen WILLIAMS and son Kenneth, brother Frank and sisters Erma, Margaret, Ethel and Sarah.
Friends called at the Culgin Funeral Home after 7 pm on Monday. The funeral service was conducted in the William G. Turner Chapel on Tuesday at 11: 00 am with Mr. Brian Owen officiating, assisted by Reverend Frank Haner and Geraldine Bould. Interment in Grimesthorpe Cemetery.

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WILLIAMSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-07-25 published
Rhea "Dianne" LEWIS
In loving memory of Rhea "Dianne" LEWIS who passed away at the Manitoulin Health Centre on Monday, July 23, 2001 at the age of 56.
Cherished wife of Glenn. Loving mother of Leanne of Vancouver, BC, and Kelly of Toronto. Daughter of Rhea WILLIAMSON of Espanola. Predeceased by father Lester. Will be missed by sisters and brother, Peggy and John POUND of Sault Ste. Marie, June JOLICOEUR and Stan WILLIAMSON of Brandon, Manitoba. Fondly remembered by four nieces and nephews. Visitation on July 25, 2001 with funeral service on July 26 at the Island Funeral Home in Little Current with Reverend Richard White officiating. Cremation to follow with burial in Elmview Cemetery. Donations to the Daffodil Terrace, Manitoulin Health Center Ladies Auxiliary or the Women's Shelter in Sudbury. Arrangements in care of the Island Funeral Home.

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WILSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-03-14 published
Donald William LANKTREE
In loving memory of Donald William LANKTREE, July 27 1906 - March 11 2001. Donald LANKTREE, a resident of the Manitoulin Lodge, and formerly of Spring Bay, died at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, on Sunday, March 11, 2001, at the age of 94 years. He was born at the homestead farm in Britainville, son of the late William and Jane {LOUGHEED} LANKTREE. Donald had farmed for many years, retiring from farming in 1967. He was always very active and had also worked at Hydro, Department of Highways, sawmills and at Stanley Park. He was a member of the Orange Lodge and had been a school trustee for many years. He enjoyed horses and horse racing, playing baseball, and as a southpaw pitcher, played until he was almost 50 years of age. Donald enjoyed people, had a great sense of humour and took great interest in others, while shunning the spotlight for himself. He will be sadly missed by his family and Friends, but many happy memories will be cherished.
Dearly loved husband of Jean {BOWSER} LANKTREE. Loving and loved father and father in law of Morris LANKTREE of Gore Bay, Eunice and Ben WILSON and Lois and Jim McCORMICK of Spring Bay, Marie and Mike LOVE of Mindemoya, Bill and Sherran LANKTREE of Gore Bay. June and Lorne HAMM of Havelock and Jean Anne and Shelley THIBAULT of Gore Bay. Proud grandfather of 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter Aileen WILLIAMS and son Kenneth, brother Frank and sisters Erma, Margaret, Ethel and Sarah.
Friends called at the Culgin Funeral Home after 7 pm on Monday. The funeral service was conducted in the William G. Turner Chapel on Tuesday at 11: 00 am with Mr. Brian Owen officiating, assisted by Reverend Frank Haner and Geraldine Bould. Interment in Grimesthorpe Cemetery.

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WILSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-08-15 published
John Gordon LANE
In loving memory John Gordon LANE, August 5, 1916-August 9, 2001.
John LANE, a resident of Gore Bay, died at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, on Thursday, August 9, 2001 at the age of 85 years. He was born on Barrie Island, son of the late George and Martha {VANCISE} LANE.
John attended school on Barrie Island and graduated at the age of 14, after which he worked on farms and in the bush, until 1939, when he bought a farm. In 1946, John married Louise SMITH of St. Catharine's. John had a lifelong involvement in politics, starting as a council member on Barrie Island from 1941-1960. In 1960, he moved to Gore Bay, and was on council for 4 years, then Mayor for 5 years. In October of 1971, he was elected Progressive Conservative MPP and held that position until his retirement in 1987. John had quite a remarkable career, having won 34 elections and serving 45 years as an elected member of government. He was one of the first directors of the Manitoulin Livestock Co-Op, and in the early '50s was chairman of organizing Farm Forums. In 1955, he started working for the Co-Operators Insurance, and in 1969, was named District Manager. John was a member of the Rotary Club for 35 years, and along with Renie NOBLE, was instrumental in founding the Flower of Hope School, which he said was his most rewarding effort. John was also a life long member of the Lyons Memorial United Church, and had served in many capacities on the board of the church. John also enjoyed fishing and hunting, and will be remembered by his hunt camp gang as the "Commander."
John was predeceased by his wife Louise SMITH in 1969. He later married Leila McDOUGALL who survives. Loving and loved father of Sharon LANE and Ron and his wife Greta LANE of Gore Bay,step father of Linda and her husband Max TRICK and Craig McDOUGALL and his wife Lillian and Bob McDOUGALL. Proud grandfather of Drew, Nicholas and Lindsay LANE and Neil, Laura and Sheri McDOUGALL and Aaron and Brent TRICK. Dear brother of Lloyd and Evelyn LANE of Barrie Island and Larry and Margaret LANE of Gore Bay. Predeceased by grandchildren Amanda and D'Arcy and sisters Mary WILSON, Agnes MORGAN and brother Harold.
The funeral service was conducted at Lyons Memorial United Church on Sunday, August 12 with Geraldine Bould officiating. Interment in Gordon Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Culgin Funeral Home, Gore Bay.

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WILSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-08-29 published
Thomas " Tim" Edwin CRONIN
Tim CRONIN passed away peacefully at Finlandia Nursing Home, Sudbury, Ontario on Wednesday, August 22, 2001 in his 89th year.
Beloved husband of the late Kathleen (WALLACE,) 1964 and the late Lillian (WILSON- MANN,) 1990.
Loving father of Gerald CRONIN of Sudbury, Ontario, Lynne (Mrs. John WILSON) of Espanola, Ontario, Patricia (Mrs. Harry BOLL) of Port Coquitlam, BC and Nicki (Mrs. Grant Moffatt) of Red Deer Village, Ontario. Stepfather of Melva (Mrs. Robert COCHRANE) of Calgary, Alberta, Laura (Mrs. Gerald GRISWOLD) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and Kent WILSON of Toronto, Ontario.
Very dear grandfather of Kelly CRONIN predeceased 1972, Keane (Lee Ann) CRONIN, Teressa CRONIN (friend Harry HODGES), Kathy (Mrs. Ray PILON), Kim (Mrs. Rob PENNER), Kari (Mrs. Jay MITROFF), Robbie (KELLY) GIROUX, Timmy GIROUX, Michelle SMILEY, Chad (Natasha) BOLL, Larissa (Mrs. Phil EADIE), Dana (Mrs. Steve McGUIRE). Dear great grandfather of 17. Keara and Keaden CRONIN, Devin and Kelsey PILON, Nathaniel, Jeremy and Michael PENNER, Joshua and Alexa MITROFF, Jessica, Alana and Cooper GIROUX, Jasmine and Joshua GIROUX, Amber and Joseph SMILEY and Teagan BOLL. Tim was born on September 17, 1912 in Cullross Township, Bruce County to the late Joseph and Mary Anne (WEISHAR) CRONIN. Brother of Marcella WEILER (late Bernie) of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Predeceased by sister Evelyn O'NEILL and brothers Wilbert and Michael. Tim was transferred to Manitowaning in 1932, with the Bank of Montreal, married and then set up his first business in Aurora, Ontario in 1935--returning to the Manitoulin Island in 1937. Tim operated Cronin's Crafts from 1939-1950 in Manitowaning and the T&K Gift Shop in Espanola from 1953. Tim was associated with the Stedman Chain for 57 years having owned and operated Cronin Stores in Manitowaning, Espanola and Sundridge. Tim was an avid golfer and one of the founding members of the Espanola Golf Club. He also enjoyed golfing in the winter months in Florida. As well he had a passion for curling and was a member of the Decades Club, faithfully attending the International Bonspiel in Quebec City. Tim was a member of the Espanola Lion Club, retiring in 1985. Tim had a love of sports and music--and those blue eyes were really twinkling as he entertained all with his unique sense of humour. Rested at the Bourcier Funeral Home in Espanola. Funeral Mass was held at St. Louis de France Church in Espanola on Saturday, August 25, 2001 with Father Al McMillan officiating. Interment in Espanola Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd., Espanola.

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WILSON o@ca.on.manitoulin.howland.little_current.manitoulin_expositor 2001-09-19 published
Mervyn James HALL
In loving memory of Mervyn James HALL, 83 years, Sunday evening, September 9, 2001 at the Sudbury Regional Hospital-Memorial Site.
Beloved husband of Audrey {WILSON} HALL of Garson. Loving father of Lynda (husband Roger GANNON) of Garson. Cherished grandfather of Adam and Logan Elizabeth. Dear son of James and Mabel HALL, both predeceased. Dear brother of Wilda (husband Austin WIDEMAN) both predeceased.
Mervyn was born in Grey County, he worked as a miner at INCO Frood Stobie Mine for 37 1/2 years, retiring in 1975. Mervyn was a member of the INCO Quarter Century Club, he enjoyed spending time at his camp on Manitoulin Island, and loved being with family especially his grandchildren.
At Mervyn's request there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Cremation followed by interment in the family plot at Cold Springs Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Lougheed Funeral Home.

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